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Written by Feather GardenBelle


Goddess Brigid Chant for the Imbolc Sabbat

What is Imbolc? Known as a festival of fire, Imbolc is one of the Greater Pagan Sabbats where we celebrate the return of the light and honor the Celtic goddess Brigid. Imbolc is a reminder of hope, where the light returns across the earth and our spirits are illuminated from within.   It’s the midway point on the Wheel of the Year, between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. During this sabbat, we acknowledge the light of the rising sun and the stirrings of Spring. Imbolc is traditionally celebrated beginning February 1st - 2nd in the northern hemisphere and August 1st -2nd in the southern hemisphere. This is a time to say goodbye to the dark half of the...

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Written by Feather GardenBelle


7 Ways to Celebrate the Mabon Sabbat

What is Mabon?  Mabon, also known as the Witch's Thanksgiving, is the second pagan harvest festival of the year, celebrated on the Autumn Equinox, around Sept 21th - Sept 23rd (in the northern hemisphere.) Often overlooked by many pagans, This mid-harvest festival is where we honor the changing of the seasons from summer to fall and give gratitude for all of the blessings we have received.  What is the Autumn Equinox?  During the Autumn Equinox, this is a time when the hours of light and dark are equal. The earth reminds us to flow with the energy, to seek balance, as we let go of the summer and gently flow towards the fall season. The earth is changing and this a...

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